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The aging mind : an owner's manual

Author: Patrick Rabbitt
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2015.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Rabbitt
ISBN: 9781317589150 1317589157
OCLC Number: 897376396
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction 1. Talking About Old Age Part One - What is Aging? 2. Why We Age 3. How Fast Do We Change? 4. How Well Do We Understand What Is Happening to Us? 5. Bodily Signs Of Mental Changes Part Two - Memory 6. What is Memory For? 7. Remembering To Do Things 8. Who Said That? 9. Losing And Finding Words and Names 10. Remembering The Beginnings Of Our Lives 11. Remembering The Rest Of Our Lives Part Three - Senses 12. Seeing 13. Hearing 14. Taste and Smell 16. Fumbling and Stumbling Part Four - Intelligence, Skills and Wisdom 17. General Smarts 18. Keeping The Skills We Have Learned 19. Reading Others' Minds 20. The Getting Of Wisdom Part Five - Living with Aging 21. Those Old Blues: Depression and Anxiety 22. The Speed of Thought 23. Paying Attention 24. Good and Bad Days 25. Sleep 26. Time Passing Part Six - Aging Well 27. What Can We Do About All This?
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